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Five Ways: To make your bathroom a greener place

Five Ways: To make your bathroom a greener place

Five Ways: To make your bathroom a greener place

13 May 2022

Want to make the switch to planet-friendly products without losing out on performance? Velvet rounds up five of the best eco alternatives


Style: Local brands to buy now and love forever

Style: Local brands to buy now and love forever

Style: Local brands to buy now and love forever

06 May 2022

Velvet loves to discover stylish brands working and living on our patch. This month we shine a light on two making their mark on the style scene


AD: Renew your skin’s glow with Anna Slupik Beauty

AD: Renew your skin’s glow with Anna Slupik Beauty

AD: Renew your skin’s glow with Anna Slupik Beauty

29 April 2022

A specialist in injectables, microneedling and microblading, Anna Slupik has opened a new Cambridge treatment studio to help people regain their glow


Beauty Awards: This year's best makeup buys

Beauty Awards: This year's best makeup buys

Beauty Awards: This year's best makeup buys

29 April 2022

It’s time for part two of Velvet’s annual Beauty Awards and we’re putting makeup in the spotlight. . .


Ad: Plan a dream Big Day at Cambridge Wedding Fair

Ad: Plan a dream Big Day at Cambridge Wedding Fair

Ad: Plan a dream Big Day at Cambridge Wedding Fair

25 April 2022

Cambridge Spring Wedding Fair at University Arms hotel will provide plenty of Big Day inspiration thanks to Grand Arcade retailers and Burr Bridal


Win: A £65 Owl + Lark mulberry silk eye mask

Win: A £65 Owl + Lark mulberry silk eye mask

Win: A £65 Owl + Lark mulberry silk eye mask

25 April 2022

These could be the best eye masks ever made - and we've got one to give away this month. . .


Style: Newmarket's best-dressed contest is back!

Style: Newmarket's best-dressed contest is back!

Style: Newmarket's best-dressed contest is back!

25 April 2022

Could you be Newmarket’s best dressed? With capacity crowds back on the racecourse and stellar prizes to be won, the challenge is on. . .


Win: £125 Opretty self-tan and skincare bundle

Win: £125 Opretty self-tan and skincare bundle

Win: £125 Opretty self-tan and skincare bundle

24 April 2022

We've teamed up with self-tan and skincare brand Opretty to give away a product bundle to get you set for summer


Beauty Awards: Our best skincare buys of the year

Beauty Awards: Our best skincare buys of the year

Beauty Awards: Our best skincare buys of the year

08 April 2022

Our annual Beauty Awards are back to shine a light on the best products, lotions and potions money can buy. By Alice Ryan and Lisa Millard


Cover Shoot: Spring trends at Walden boutique Blue

Cover Shoot: Spring trends at Walden boutique Blue

Cover Shoot: Spring trends at Walden boutique Blue

07 April 2022

Velvet’s contributing fashion editor Rohiny Belani showcases looks from the SS22 collection at Saffron Walden boutique Blue


Win: Licensed to Charm jewellery set - worth £150

Win: Licensed to Charm jewellery set - worth £150

Win: Licensed to Charm jewellery set - worth £150

29 March 2022

To mark the launch of the brand's latest collection, we've got a matching gold vermeil pendant and earrings to give away


Win: A luxe £139 spa day at Cambridge Country Club

Win: A luxe £139 spa day at Cambridge Country Club

Win: A luxe £139 spa day at Cambridge Country Club

29 March 2022

Cambridge Country Club Spa is the place to go to relax and refresh - and we've got a luxury day package to give away


Ad: Bliss awaits at Cambridge Country Club Spa

Ad: Bliss awaits at Cambridge Country Club Spa

Ad: Bliss awaits at Cambridge Country Club Spa

29 March 2022

A visit to the Cambridge Country Club’s Elemis Spa is as revitalising as a week away. Lisa Millard packs her bag


Style: Timeless meets trends at Hall St Menswear

Style: Timeless meets trends at Hall St Menswear

Style: Timeless meets trends at Hall St Menswear

28 March 2022

Step into Hall Street in Long Melford and you’ll find an inspiring range of brands plus a friendly personal service, as owner Sean Garnham explains


Sustainable Style: How to wear wool well

Sustainable Style: How to wear wool well

Sustainable Style: How to wear wool well

25 March 2022

A beautifully designed and made item of knitwear is something to cherish. Three local designers talk knits to Lisa Millard


Fashion: Press refresh for spring with Cuckoo

Fashion: Press refresh for spring with Cuckoo

Fashion: Press refresh for spring with Cuckoo

19 March 2022

Signs of spring are in the air and fashion is about to change. Hayley Butler of Cuckoo offers a taste of what’s to come


Win: A Peaky Blinders cap or cloche hat worth £80

Win: A Peaky Blinders cap or cloche hat worth £80

Win: A Peaky Blinders cap or cloche hat worth £80

16 March 2022

To celebrate the return of the TV series, Laird Hatters is giving you the chance to win either a Tommy Shelby-style cap or a Polly Gray-style cloche


Fashion: Walden boutique Blue talks spring trends

Fashion: Walden boutique Blue talks spring trends

Fashion: Walden boutique Blue talks spring trends

15 March 2022

Greek brands are big for spring/summer says Hayley Attridge, founder of chic Saffron Walden boutique Blue


Fashion: Vintage styles to swing into spring

Fashion: Vintage styles to swing into spring

Fashion: Vintage styles to swing into spring

09 March 2022

Wondering what the key fashion trends are for spring/summer? We asked Sophia Taylor from glorious vintage store Pocket Watch & Petticoats


Offer: 10% off spa days at Cambridge Country Club

Offer: 10% off spa days at Cambridge Country Club

Offer: 10% off spa days at Cambridge Country Club

27 February 2022

Want to treat mum to a spa day for Mothering Sunday? Get 10% off a luxe package at Cambridge Country Club with our exclusive discount code